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Druze

also Druse  (dro͞oz)
n.
A member of a monotheistic religious community living primarily in Syria, Israel, and Lebanon whose beliefs include faith in al-Hakim (985-1021), an Ismaili caliph, as the embodiment of God.

[Arabic Durūz, pl. of durzī, a Druze, after Muhammad ibn Ismail al-Darazi (died c. 1019), Muslim religious leader who was an early promoter of the Druze faith but was repudiated by the Druze for proclaiming the divinity of al-Hakim .]

Druze

(druz)

n.
a member of an independent sect living mainly in Lebanon, Syria, and Israel, that is an
offshoot of Islam.
[1595–1605; < Arabic durūz, a Druze, derivative of the name of one of the sect founders, Muḥammad ibn Ismā‘īl al-Darazī]
Dru′ze•an, Dru′zi•an, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Druze - an adherent of an esoteric monotheistic religious sect living in the relative security of the mountains of Syria and Lebanon who believes that Al-hakim was an incarnation of GodDruze - an adherent of an esoteric monotheistic religious sect living in the relative security of the mountains of Syria and Lebanon who believes that Al-hakim was an incarnation of God; "a Druze is permitted to conform outwardly to the faith of the unbelievers among whom he lives"
adherent, disciple - someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
Translations
DruzeDruzes
דרוזידרוזים
ドゥルーズ派
Druzen
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An example of the proper procedure is provided by the emperor in Herzog Ernst, who gladly accepts the surrender of Regensburg, sparing its fighters in spite of bitter resistance beforehand: "man liez sie druz mit dem leben / varn die dannen solden / swar sie selbe wolden" [(The defenders) who had to leave were allowed to travel with their lives wherever they themselves wished] (HE 1656--58).
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RF Druz, Airport Director, AAI besides other service and civilian dignitaries.
ud abar rased pisotan i bamig ud adur i farrbay, ud adur i gusnasp, ud adur i burzenmihr i perozgar be zaned an druz i was-oz, be kaned an uzdeszar ku nisemag i dewan.
Elsewhere, a group of Syrian Druz residents attacked an Israeli ambulance in the occupied Golan Heights and claimed the life of a Takfiri terrorist.
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